Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict (2000)

Ratified on 30 April 2014 by the Haitian Parliament
Not ratified to date.

The protocol offers guarantees to protect children in situations of armed conflict. It obliges the States Parties to take measures to avoid the enlistment of children under 15 years of age into the armed forces and the participation of children in hostilities.

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